In addition to hosting the FEI Nations Cup on July 6-8 in The Plains, Virginia, the Brook Ledge Great Meadow International will also host a combined test for horses and riders named to the U.S. WEG Eventing Team.
Four of the five horses named to the U.S. WEG team will compete in the combined test alongside three of the reserve horses. The combinations will perform 2017 4* Dressage Test B, the same test that will be used at WEG, and tackle Marc Donovan’s show jumping course.
The following U.S. WEG team combinations will compete in the combined test:
- Phillip Dutton and Z
- Lauren Kieffer and Vermiculus
- Boyd Martin and Tsetserleg
- Lynn Symansky and Donner
Marilyn Little and RF Scandalous, the fifth combination named to the team, will not be be competing in the combined test at Great Meadow and instead will be at Tryon International Equestrian Center for show jumping at Tryon Summer 4. You can follow results here.
The following U.S. WEG team reserve combinations will also compete in the combined test at Great Meadow:
- Phillip Dutton and I’m Sew Ready
- Lauren Kieffer and Veronica
- Sharon White and Cooley On Show
The action at Great Meadow begins Friday, July 6 with the CICO3* first horse inspection at 3 p.m., followed by dressage for the combined test at 4:30 p.m. CICO3* dressage will take place Saturday, July 7 starting at 8 a.m., with show jumping for the CICO3* at 5:40 p.m., followed by show jumping for the combined test. Cross country for the CICO3* will take place Sunday, July 8 at 9:30 a.m.
General admission tickets are $25 for a one-day car pass or $40 for a weekend car pass, and parking is free. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the U.S. WEG team horses in action! Click here to view the full event schedule.
This article has been updated with details on RF Scandalous and Marilyn Little’s show schedule.